RPC VII.1, 353

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.1
Number 353
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΝ(Τ) ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing l., holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference Milne 224, 225A-B
Specimens 8 (7 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 4–5: same pair of dies. 6–7: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 352/1–2, 6, 386.2/2–3 (Ephesus), 455.5/8–11 (Metropolis), 455.6/12 (Metropolis), 457.3/11, 13–18 (Metropolis). 4–7: same obv. die as 417.5/22–4 (Ephesus), 420/7–10 (Ephesus), 658/1–4 (Neapolis ad Harpasum), 659/1–6 (Neapolis ad Harpasum).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B Milne 224.a
2 2     V: GR 30296 Milne 224.b
3 3     P: 322
4 4     O Milne 225A.a
5 5     P: 326
6 6     B Milne 225B.a
7 7     L: 1961,0301.226
8 8     Amsterdam: KAW-04096